The Lincoln-Means Space Enterprise Girls’s Group needed to cancel its annual Christmas public sale this 12 months, an occasion that had taken place for 37 years.
The group is a non-profit that helps the curiosity and networking of ladies within the work world, together with highschool seniors and adults within the Lincoln-Means space seeking to progress within the enterprise world via training.
Final 12 months’s Christmas public sale raised sufficient cash to award 17 ladies $1,000 scholarships and had over 240 in attendance. The group is holding an internet raffle that can be streamed on Fb Stay at 7 p.m. on Dec. 15, on the group’s assembly instead of its common public sale.
“We hope to have the ability to proceed to boost cash via fundraisers and donations to award a number of individuals scholarships once more this 12 months,” President Stacy Miller stated in an electronic mail.
The group was capable of maintain a small get collectively in July to formally award the recipients their scholarships.
Jennifer McManus, the group’s publicist, stated one of the best ways to buy raffle tickets is to cease in at Moody Blues Denims Boutique, 1844 E. Lincoln Freeway. Proprietor Kathy Wilda is a member of the group.
Tickets can be bought by calling Wilda at 815-712-7953, Cheryl Colanto at 815-485-2724, or Judy Nieman at 815-258-3473.
Tickets are $20 and first prize is $2,000, second prize is $1,000 and third prize is $500. The group additionally accepts financial donations via its web site, lwabwo.org, and by contacting the group.
Those who wish to change into a member can go to the web site for extra info.